verb (used without object), re·sid·ed, re·sid·ing.
Origin of reside
British Dictionary definitions for resider
verb (intr) formal
Word Origin for reside
Word Origin and History for resider
late 15c., "to settle," from Middle French resider (15c.) and directly from Latin residere "sit down, settle; remain behind, rest, linger; be left," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Meaning "to dwell permanently" first attested 1570s. Related: Resided; residing. Also from the French word are Dutch resideren, German residiren.